Month: March 2015

Easter and its Significance

The Yogi Bus Driver – Easter and its Significance It almost feels like the start of spring. Well it would, if it wasn’t so chilly! Easter, I’m talking about. It is preceded by a general change in weather conditions, for the better hopefully, with daffodils lining the roads and dual carriageways of many routes of…

St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day Wear something green, it’s St Patrick’s Day. Funny how a colour can represent an event, a feeling, or even a day isn’t it? This week was Ireland’s national holiday, and it’s celebrated internationally from Japan to Canada, from Russia to Malaysia, from South Korea to the International Space Station orbiting the earth, traveling at…

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day “Do something funny for money”…brilliant. And now, this year, “Make your face funny for money”…even more brilliant… After all, everyone loves a good laugh, don’t they? Comic Relief seems to have got this right. The pitch, the flavour, the quality. Red Nose day really has become a national institution. It is the…

Recognising International Women’s day

Recognising International Women’s day   In our life we are all in contact with women, in fact our first contact was the minute we entered the womb. With this my mind you can say that women give life. Life is so precious that we need to value each moment we have. To value we need…

Just A Minute

Just A Minute Last week at school, in maths, I was working with a group of children to get a sense of how long one minute lasts. They took turns to carry out different activities and see how far they could get in one minute. How many times can you write your name in one…